Notices 23rd April 2017

This Week At St Mary’s




Morning Prayer at 8.30am

Funeral of the late Mike Dowdall at 3.00pm

Bell Ringing Practice at 7.45pm



Holy Communion at 8.30am

Sewing Club at 10.30am till 12.00pm

Annual Vestry & Parochial Church Meeting at 7.30pm (Drinks from 7pm)



Morning Prayer at 8.30am

Full Choir Practice at 7.30pm



Holy Communion at 12.30pm


Home Groups (The Parish Office has Contact Details)

Tuesday at 8.00pm (Contact: Colin Wimsett)

Thursday at 1.20pm in Upper Vestry (Contact: Leslie Spatt)

Sunday at 9.30am (Contact: Colin Wimsett)


Next Sunday 30th April: Third Sunday of Easter

8.30am                      Holy Communion (Traditional Language)

11.00am                   Parish Eucharist with Junior Church

6.00pm                      NO EVENING SERVICE

Night Shelter Service at St Marks’, Battersea Rise


Please Pray For…


Those who have asked for our prayers:

Penny Law, Mary Cormack, Andrew Lee & family, Tom, Sam Barker, Gard Family Marina Chapman & Family, Amena, Clare, Tom & Patrick, Tom Gilbey, Sheila Lewis, Jim Stewart & Family, Carol Owen and John Hughes


Those who have died recently, their families and friends:

Dean Thomas, Malachi Brooks, Winifred Blainey, Mary Haise, Tim Lander – Boyce, Joan McPhee, Doris Jones, Mike Dowdall, Lore Berg, Nathan David and Rt. Rev’d Bishop Michael Perham


Bible Reading Suggestions


Monday         Revelation 12: 7 – 12

Tuesday         Proverbs 15: 28 – end

Wednesday  Acts 5: 17 – 26

Thursday       Acts 5: 27 – 33

Friday             Acts 5: 34 – 42

Saturday       Acts 6: 1 – 7



Next Sunday’s Readings:

Acts 2: 14a, 36 – 41; Psalm 116: 1 – 3, 10 – end; 1 Peter 1: 17 – 23; Luke 24: 13 – 35;




St Mary’s Annual Report: Please take your copy of the Annual Report from the back of church today. If you’re not on the Church Electoral Roll, please take one of the spare copies.


St Mary’s Annual Church Meeting: This Tuesday 25th April at 7.30pm, preceded by drinks and nibbles from 7pm. We shall be electing a People’s Church Warden, four members to serve on Battersea Deanery Synod and four members of the Parochial Church Council. Nomination sheets are on the board at the back of church. There will be a presentation about our forthcoming Parish Mission in 2018.


Home Groups: These return to their normal pattern after Lent. If you’ve joined a group for Lent and would like to continue, or you’d be interested in joining a group, please speak to Colin Wimsett ([email protected]).


Wandsworth Churches Night Shelter: After its successful first year, the churches involved in this new project are gathering to worship and think about next steps on Sunday 30th April at 6pm at St Mark’s, Battersea Rise. There will be no evening service here that evening. St Mary’s may have the chance to participate in this event next year, possibly in conjunction with Sacred Heart Church and the Katherine Low Settlement. Why not join us that evening at St Mark’s to find out more.


Christian Aid Week: will take place from 14th to 21st May 2017 with Sunday 14th May being the main focus with a Book Sale in aid of funds for Christian Aid. Watch this space. Contact Carol Brindle or Cal Alphonse for further details.


New to St Mary’s in the past few Months?

Join us for a Welcome Drink after the 11am Service on Sunday 30th April.